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November 1, 2011

Beat Legend Michael McClure Reads at Beyond Baroque

Michael McClure of Beat Generation fame celebrated his 80th birthday at Beyond Baroque, Oct. 20. McClure was a fictionalized character in the Dharma Bums, Desolation Angels and Big Sur, all written by Jack Kerouac. He read with Allen Ginsberg on the night that Ginsberg first read Howl. His play, Beard, was raided by the San...

Snoopin’ Around – The Story of David Asper Johnson and The Argonaut

Reviewed by Jim Smith Sometimes those who report the news have the biggest influence on shaping the news in the first place. Probably no one had a bigger influence on the the development of Marina del Rey than Argonaut founder and publisher Dave Johnson. David  Asper Johnson and the newspaper he founded were inextricable linked...

Poetry

Burning to Read – Hal Bogotch Let’s take it easy –  Jim Smith The Magic Cape – Majid Naficy 90291 – Venice USA – Tina Catalina Corcoran  In the Bathroom at the Hotel Cornell – krista schwimmer Birds II – Paul Beethovan There Are Days – Humberto Gómez Sequeira-HuGóS Verit – Cameron Pryor ——————————————— Burning to Read   What could be done with...

Venice Memorial to Japanese-Americans Incarcerated During World War II Moves Forward

By Don E. Geagan and Suzanne Thompson In a time when we are consistently threaded by the loss of public space and facilities, such as the Venice Post Office, a very special building continues to serve the community. On Saturday, October 29th, a place dedicated to the possibilities of language, housed in the Old Venice...

Reading of Moby Dick Celebrates Whale Migration

“Whenever it is a damp drizzly November in my soul …. then I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can,”  — Herman Melville, Moby Dick The Venice Oceanarium will present its 16th annual reading of Moby Dick on the beach at the Venice Breakwater, at the end of Windward...

Venice Art Crawl

By Anne Alvarez The Venice Art Crawl, which is held every third Thursday of the month, has revamped and brought our community closer through the Venice Art Scene. November 17{6p.m-11} Hotel Erwin, will be hosting “Pandora’s Out Of The Box” an art & music experience, which will be showcasing local artist such as Erin Kelly...
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